VISUAL ANALYSIS Questions: Step 1--I

Picture #
Step 1--I-Spy : List the visual facts of the text (in other words, what you see
or hear without any judgment or value statements):
Step 2—Pattern or Repetition: Look for pattern or repetition in color,
line, form, texture, quality, size, scale, objects, ideas, elements, themes,
conflicts, metaphors.
Step 3—Juxtaposition: Now, look for departure from pattern or contrasts.
Step 4—Interpretation: You’ve analyzed all the “evidence.” Now write a quick interpretation
using the stems of analysis: “the picture may be exploring . . . “ the detail of ____________ suggests . . . “
“The photographer’s use of ______________ raises an interesting question/possibility …”. Back up your
analysis with details from the picture.